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Times Square Plot
A 30-year-old Pakistani-American was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb in Times Square this year.

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The Times Square bomb plot has raised concerns about terror organizations recruiting attackers who have American citizenship. CNN's Nic Robertson brings viewers the chilling story of Bryant Neal Vinas, a young American from Long Island, New York, who later became an al Qaeda terrorist.  FULL STORY

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Times square plot and the long war on terror
If we look at the world through an al Qaeda lens, we might see a battlefield we didn't expect. -- Philip Mudd, former counter-terrorism expert


New York's Times Square has been evacuated twice in one week: first on May 1 after police were alerted to a car bomb, and again on May 7 while authorities investigated a suspicious package left in front of a hotel.If you were in the area during these events, CNN would like to hear from you. Please share your story in video and photos.  FULL STORY